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Supervisors Tackle Budget Guidelines

Kearney County Health Services CEO Luke Poore and CFO Kayla Rhynalds attended the June 20 meeting of the Kearney County Board of Supervisors. The pair submitted a budget request and provided an update of the improvements at KCHS. Poore began by stating they were not asking for an increase to their b...

City Takes Action On Dog Ordinance

Minden Police Chief Jim Huff accepted several boxes of Girl Scout cookies from representatives of Cadette troops 645 and 7783 during the June 19 regular meeting of the Minden City Council. The two troops chose Minden Police Department and Kearney County Sheriff’s Office to be recipients of their g...

July Events, Features 4th Of July Activities

The summer continues with more activities for all ages throughout the area. Summer classes and reading activities continue at the local libraries, the Summer Marathon continues in Wilcox, and swimming pools are open daily. The Kearney County Fair will be held July 15-20 with carnival rides open July...

Ziems Humbled By Experience

The largest group of Vietnam veterans from one state to visit the Vietnam Memorial Wall left from Omaha on May 1. Gary Ziems of Minden was among more than 650 Nebraska veterans who were honored with the trip to the nation’s capitol and gifted closure to their combat experience. “It was real humb...

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Westminster Presbyterian Church To Host Ice Cream Social, Armouraires Concert

Westminster United Presbyterian Church of Minden will host an ice cream social and concert July 2 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to get out of the heat and enjoy a sweet treat and the musical...

Thursday Night Entertainment Will Begin On June 29

The Minden Chamber of Commerce will once again host Thursday Night Entertainment events at Chautauqua Park beginning June 29. The family fun nights reflect traditional entertainment enjoyed at the bandshell...

Board Discusses Bus Barn Options

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met June 12 for their regular monthly meeting. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Wheelock informed the board that the Summer Lunch Program has begun and serves an...

Visitors Tour Facility Updates During Bethany Home Open House, June 11

Bethany Home had plenty of visitors June 11 as they celebrated the completion of the new Memory Care Unit and Assisted Living apartments with an open house. The event included brunch and guided tours of...

First Bank Welcomes Nichole Borgelt

First Bank & Trust Company of Minden welcomed Personal Banker Nichole Borgelt to the staff on May 22. Born in Wisner, Nebraska and raised in Ashland, Kansas, Borgelt is enthusiastic about her new position...

Christensen Receives Special Recognition

City Council Holds Special Noon Meeting

Supervisors Accept Pittner As Veterans Service Officer

Local Students Attend ESU 11 Summer Honors Program

Honor Student Eli Minnis Nominated For The Congress Of Future Science And Technology Leaders In Boston, Mass.

Sinsels Find Perfect Family Business In Cozy Corner Cafe

Reading Buddies Help Practice Reading Skills At Hildreth Public Library

Bethany Home Open House And Tours

Minden Street Dance With SOCA JukeBox

Minden High School Alumni Celebrations


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First Bank Loses At Home To Kearney Little Ceasars

The First Bank seniors hosted Kearney on June 21 and the visitors left as 10-0 winners. The game was shortened due to weather after three plus innings. First Bank falls to 1-7. Kearney’s pitcher, Hollis,...

Juniors Defeat Overton

The Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team made short work of the Overton Bandits on June 20 at home at Ollie Bjorklund Field. The Juniors picked up the 11-2 victory to improve to 5-6 on the season....

First Bank Seniors Get Home Win Defeating Overton

Kearney County First Bank finally broke into the win column on June 20 with a 9-8 triumph over visiting Overton on June 20. First Bank now sits at 1-6. The game was shortened to just four innings. Overton...

AC Juniors Fall To Five Points

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Juniors baseball team hosted Kearney Five Points in the second game of a home and home on June 21 in Minden at Ollie Bjorklund Field. Five Points avenged an earlier...

First Bank Seniors Drop Doubleheader To York Seniors

The Kearney County First Bank Seniors dropped both ends of a doubleheader at York on June 23. First Bank stood at 1-9 following the setbacks. Both contests were shortened to five innings. York won the...

Juniors Fall At St. Paul. 14-7

AC Juniors Rally For 9-8 Win, Scoring Seven In 5th

Juniors Split With Holdrege

York Defeats Juniors, 16-7

First Bank Falls To Central City

McCook Tops AC Juniors

First Bank Falls To Kearney, St. Paul

Aurora Coop Jrs. Pick Up 6-5 Win

Area All-Stars To Compete Friday, Saturday In New West All-Star Classic Held In Minden

Aurora Cooperative Begin 2017 Year, Opening The Season With 1-2 Mark